Holy Sh*t! Et tu Bed-Stuy?

By Kim Hill, Bed-Stuy resident “I’m gonna lay down my burdens... down by the riverside, and I ain’t gonna study war no more...” My 7-year-old son was singing this during his evening bath...
Identical twin sisters, inseparable in life, found dead in the Crown Heights home they shared

Identical Twin Sisters, Inseparable in Life, Found Dead in Their Crown Heights Home

A pair of identical twins in their 70s were found dead in their Brooklyn apartment Friday afternoon. Police say they were called to the scene after neighbors complained of a water leak coming from their apartment on Union Avenue in Crown Heights. When they arrived Friday afternoon, police found their bodies [...]
Brooklyn woman glad NYPD nabbed her grandson in NYCHA drug gang bust: 'Let them keep him'

Brooklyn Woman Glad NYPD Nabbed her Grandson in NYCHA Drug Gang Bust: ‘Let Them Keep Him’

“I raised Matthew and his brother as best I could,” said Gerard, a 75-year-old lung cancer patient who struggled to catch her breath. “They got him. Let them keep him.” Shirley Gerard, though fighting back tears, showed zero sympathy for the drug gang corralled Friday in the Sheepshead Bay [...]
Two toddlers, dirty and disheveled, rescued from Brooklyn 'drug den' after dangerous conditions reported to cops

Two Toddlers, Dirty and Disheveled, Rescued from East New York ‘Drug Den’

A 2-year-old girl and a 3-year-old boy — both dirty and disheveled — were found in an apartment filled with an “overwhelming stench of marijuana." Two toddlers were rescued from a grimy Brooklyn apartment that reeked of weed and cuffed their parents Thursday night, police said. Police came knocking around [...]